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, facing this fiscal cliff, as they are talking about in washington. so, you are hearing that a lot on the congressional level. i want to roll back, if i can, to the state ballot measures, because i do think that the most fascinating dynamic, to me, out of this ballot measure campaign has been jerry brown's continual lobbying about not so much about what's great about prop 30, but what's bad if it fails. we've seen in polling and you talk to people that there is this real angst about these trigger cuts, these automatic spending cuts that were baked into the state budget, $6 billion worth, mostly to education. should prop 30 fail. you look at the pomin ipolling,s a very potent issue and brown knew that and seems to be campaigning on it. jerry brown's been kind of his own worst enemy when he talks about issues about why you want to have this tax increase. go out on the stump, say, it's about the budget, it's about jobs, even though his ads say it's about schools. i think that's been a very fascinating dynamic here. californians sense there are a lot of things wrong, a lot of things th
're from washington. you're out here on a little trip. what do you think of this? is this only in san francisco? >> quite possibly. it's too cold in washington. but it's also interesting to see the edges of the frame of this conversation are so far to the left, that the screaming conservatives are the ones that want to restrict it to just be specific cases. >> let's be clear here, it's expected to be a close vote at the board. i talked to the author, and he thinks it will be a 5-6 vote. the argument being the sort of argument around the split bylaws, it's not necessary. there are ways to -- things on the books that they can use already. but i think that comes down to the liberal town and people not wanting to tell their people what to do. >> do you think this is a progressive issue? >> i would say -- i don't know. >> that's why i asked it. >> i think the progressive will be squarely against this. >> this is a fascinating thing. we will find out what happens. anyway, that's all for tonight. i want to thank all of you for being with us. it's been a lot of fun. so come back again and vis
, but to be there and to watch the president give that address and we heard him today in washington talking about what happens now in this country. i think the republicans learned from this election, what we saw in this election, we've seen in california decades before. the ethnic vote, the latino vote, the youth vote, the women's vote. this is -- this has been an electorate that's made a difference, reshaped california politics and we see what's happened here with the republicans now down to 29% of the vote. >> belva: i want to turn to paul, because paul has special powers. you made an election prediction the show, so, we're going to see just how close you came. paul, you want to take a swing at it? >> mitt romney will survive the challenge from newt gingrich and barack obama will win narrowly re-election with 290 electoral votes. >> specific. >> he will win the state of ohio on the strength of saving the auto industry. >> belva: well, paul. >> wow! impressive. >> i was a little too conservative. >> belva: well, you were wrong on the electoral vote, at least. >> i didn't get florida for him. in that column.
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